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WINCKELMANN, Johann Joachim (1717--1768)
[Geschichte der Kunst des Alterthums. French. Huber. 1784]
Histoire de l'art chez les anciens. Par M. J. Winckelmann, ... Ouvrage traduit de l'Allemand. ...
Yverdon 1784.
2 vols ; 16.2 cm. (12º)
I: xxxiv, [2], 429, [1] p.
II: [4], 412 p.

Another edition of the French translation by Michel Huber first published in 1781 (q.v.). With a blank leaf ([b6]?) after the preface.

Copy Notes Bought at the sale of the late architect and antiquary James Cavanah Murphy (1716--1814) for 12s. on 18 December 1814 with other books and prints to the value of £27, paid by draft dated 19 December. (Spiers Box, Miscellaneous booksellers). Volumes I and II inscribed with occasional marginal notes and marks of emphasis in pencil. Volume I inscribed in pencil on third rear free-endpaper with list of subjects and page references.

Binding C19th calf, gilt-tooled spines with sunburst motif, black and red spine-labels.

Reference Number 3614


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